The great explorer, navigator and cartographer made three journeys to the Pacific Ocean and achieved the first recorded European contact with the eastern coastline of Australia.
His ship, 'Endeavour', is recreated in HSBC's 'Legendary Journey' advert to preview the 125th anniversary Lions tour to Hong Kong and Australia. Starring our very own head coach Warren Gatland, acting alongside some of the greatest Lions legends of all time, it will be aired for the first time on Bank Holiday Monday.
But you can get a sneak preview of the 30 second advertising trailer right now before it airs by following this link
See how many Lions legends you can spot!